Holy Trinity & St.Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church, Paisley, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on the Church of the Holy Trinity & Saint Barnabas which is the only remaining Episcopal Church In Paisley, West of Scotland. It is one of 325 Episcopal congregations in Scotland and has 247  members. Summary information as follows:

  • Holy Trinity was founded in 1833 and extended to present size in 1880s under influence of the Oxford Movement.
  • The St. Barnabas congregation was founded in the 1890s to serve the spiritual needs of mill workers in Paisley who had come from the North of England.
  • Holy Trinity and St.Barnabas merged in 1986.
  • The stone font was donated by Rev. Mills who was Rector 1872-1906.
  • On the north side are Stations of the Cross as represented by 14 paintings by local artist Brian Ewing.
  • Painting above Lady Altar is by local artist Brian Ewing.
  • The lectern is in the shape of an eagle. This originally came from Saint Oswald’s, King’s Park via St.Barnabas.
  • The Chancel Screen was erected in 1921 as a memorial to WW1.
  • On north side of the sanctuary is the Bishop’s Chair.
  • The High Altar is in the midst of the Sanctuary. It is made from oak and was extended in 1946 in memory of WW2 victims.
  • Behind the altar is a reredos, carved in alabaster and marble, a memorial to the 4th Earl of Glasgow.
  • At the west end is a gallery and adjacent Chapel of the Holy Child. There is a vibrant stained glass window dating from 2004.

Holy Trinity & St.Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church, Paisley, Scotland

Holy Trinity & St. Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church, Paisley

Holy Trinity & st. Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church, Paisley

Holy Trinity & St. Barnabas Scottish Episcopal Church, Paisley, Scotland

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